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Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first male player to score in five FIFA World Cups | Football news

NEW DELHI: Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo became the first male player to score in five FIFA World Cups when he converted from the spot against Ghana in Qatar’s Group H match on Thursday.
The 37-year-old set the record when he netted a penalty in the 65th minute at 974 Stadium after being brought down in the penalty area.

Ronaldo was tied next to scoring in four World Cups PeleUwe Seeler and Miroslav Klose.

The talisman striker has now scored in every World Cup since his first in 2006 when he converted a penalty against Iran in the group stage.
Ronaldo scored one goal at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, another at the 2014 tournament in Brazil and four in Russia in 2018.
Brazilian striker Marta has scored in five Women’s World Cups.
(With input from agencies)

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